Series

This is a list of the various series covered by this site.

Alone in the Dark
1992, by Infogrames. As either a private investigator or the niece of a man who committed suicide, investigate a haunted mansion.
1993, by Infogrames. Supernatural private investigator Edward Carnby explores an old mansion while investigating a kidnapping.
1994, by Infogrames. After gaining fame from his successes, Edward Carnby is hired to investigate a ghost town in the Mohave desert.
2001, by Darkworks: 75 years after the first game, a reincarnated Edward Carnby investigates the death of his partner.

Azurbbean Adventures
2010, by Autumn Moon.  In the Azurbbean, three ghost pirates have to learn how to cope with their ghostly forms.
2016, by Venture Moon.  After a captain drowns in an Azurbbean ocean, a brutish pirate longs to take his place.

Batman
2009, by Rocksteady Studios (Arkham Series). Batman infiltrates Arkham Asylum.
2011, by Rocksteady Studios (Arkham Series). Arkham Asylum takes over Gotham City. Batman has to return Gotham to normal.
2013, by WB Games Montreal (Arkham Series). Eight years before Arkham Asylum, a young Bruce Wayne patrols Gotham as Batman.
2016, by Telltale Games (Telltale Series). Telltale and DC Comics teamed up to create an episodic game based on Batman.
2018, by Telltale Games (Telltale series). Bruce Wayne's Gotham adventure continues in the second season of Telltale's Batman series.

Ben and Dan Adventures
2008, by Size Five Games. Two British video gamers, Ben and Dan, get themselves into weird situations.
2009, by Size Five Games. The British video gamers, Ben and Dan, get themselves into even weirder situations.

Blackwell
2006, by Wadjet Eye. Rosa Blackwell inherits a spirit guide and helps ghosts into the afterlife by discovering the cause of their deaths.
2007, by Wadjet Eye. Rosa's aunt works with her spirit guide Joey to help ghosts into the afterlife and ultimately find their killer.
2009, by Wadjet Eye. Rosa finds herself having to deal with a foe that her aunt Lauren faced 35 years earlier.
2011, by Wadjet Eye. Rosa and Joey uncover the truth behind street corner psychics, including secrets that were never meant to be found.
2014, by Wadjet Eye. In the Blackwell finale, Rosa and Joey put themselves at risk investigating a force that tore apart a human soul.

The Book of Unwritten Tales
2012, by King Art. In this prequel to The Book of Unwritten Tales, find out how Nate first met his furry companion Critter.
2009, by King Art. Four unlikely heroes join forces to find a magical artifact of incredible power before it can fall into the wrong hands.
2014, by King Art. A magical plague is taking over the human world, so the foursome finds themselves working together again to stop it.

Bone
2005, by Telltale Games. Phoney gets the Bone cousins tossed out of town. A swarm of locusts gets them lost in a new land.
2006, by Telltale Games. Phoney tries to make money by convincing people to bet on his "cow" in The Great Cow Race.

Broken Sword
1996, by Revolution. Investigate a murder in Paris, uncover a conspiracy and try to clear your name.
2009, by Revolution. The director's cut of Broken Sword I has high-definition art, new close-up art, and new puzzles.
1997, by Revolution. Rescue your girlfriend and uncover the secrets behind the upcoming eclipse.
2010, by Revolution. The director's cut of Broken Sword II has high-definition art and new close-up art.
2003, by Sumo Digital & Revolution. A scientist in the Congo has claimed to have found a source of unlimited energy.
2007, by Sumo Digital & Revolution. Join a beautiful woman on a quest for treasure, while avoiding those who are following her.
2014, by Revolution. Investigate the theft of a mysterious painting from a Paris gallery and uncover a conspiracy.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2003, by 369 Interactive. As a CSI in Las Vegas, you are tasked to solve five cases of murder.
2004, by 369 Interactive. As a CSI in Las Vegas, you are tasked to solve five more cases of murder.
2005, by Telltale Games. As a rookie CSI, solve five cases using the equipment available at the Las Vegas crime lab.
2007, by Telltale Games. Take on the role of a CSI once more as you solve five more cases in Las Vegas.
2009, by Telltale Games. Work in Las Vegas as a CSI with the cast from season nine.
2010, by Telltale Games. As a CSI in Las Vegas, solve five cases that all connect to an over-arching crime.

Doctor Who
2010, by Sumo Digital. Doctor Who comes to the PC and Mac with four interactive episodes.
2011, by Sumo Digital. The interactive Doctor Who adventures continue with another interactive episode.

Gabriel Knight
1993, by Sierra On-Line. Gabriel discovers his Schattenjäger heritage and is tasked with stopping a series of voodoo killings.
2014, by Pinkerton Road and Phoenix Online Studios. A high-definition Gabriel Knight with new art, music, and new voiceovers.
1995, by Sierra On-Line. Gabriel inherits a castle in Germany where he investigates an apparent werewolf-related killing.
1999, by Sierra On-Line. Gabriel has to protect the son of Prince James from vampire creatures called Night Visitors.

Gobliiins
1991, by Coktel Vision. A voodoo doll causes King Angoulafre to go mad, so three goblins search for Niak the Wizard.
1992, by Coktel Vision. Someone has kidnapped the prince, so two goblins, Winkle and Fingus, set off to rescue him.
1993, by Coktel Vision. A goblin named Blount goes on a quest to rescue to find his kidnapped girlfriend.
2009, by Société Pollene. Three goblins attempt to help King Balderone find his missing aardvark, Riri.

Hugo
1990, by Gray Design Associates. Hugo must save his girlfriend Penelope who is a prisoner in the house of horrors.
1991, by Gray Design Associates. Hugo's great-uncle was murdered. As the only witness, Penelope must discover "whodunit".
1991, by Gray Design Associates. Penelope is bitten by a snake after a plane crash. Hugo must search the jungle of doom for a cure.

Indiana Jones
1982, by Atari Games. An action-adventure for the Atari 2600. Use inventory items to pass obstacles and find the Ark of the Covenant.
1985, by Mindscape. Retrieve an artifact containing secrets of a lost civilization, before Indy's rival, Ivar Reiss.
1989, by LucasArts. Rescue Indy's father from the Nazis and recover the holy grail.
1992, by LucasArts. Indy and Sophia Hapgood uncover the power of the lost city of Atlantis before the Nazis.
1996, by LucasArts. In this early casual adventure game, each adventure is different as each game is randomly generated.
1999, by LucasArts. An action adventure where Indy and Sophia Hapgood stop the Soviet Union from finding a supernatural weapon.
2003, by The Collective. An action adventure, with more of an emphasis on action than Infernal Machine, is a prequel to Temple of Doom.
2009, by Artificial Mind & Movement and Amaze. An action adventure with an emphasis on action. Indy searches for the staff of Moses.
2011, by Zynga (No Longer Available). A casual social game. Join the adventure society, explore ruins, and correspond with Indiana Jones.

Judgment
2018, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. A spin-off of the Like a Dragon series that follows a private investigator named Takayuki Yagami.
2021, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. Takayuki Yagami investigates a school and discovers a conspiracy involving bullies.
2022, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. The Lost Judgment DLC has a new story starring Kaito.

King's Quest
1980, by Sierra On-Line. In the land of Serenia, where Graham travels in King's Quest V, a wanderer defeats a wizard to rescue a princess.
1984, by Sierra On-Line. Sir Graham will become king if he finds the three treasures of Daventry.
1985, by Sierra On-Line. Rescue the beautiful Valanice from a witch who has imprisoned her in an ivory tower.
1986, by Sierra On-Line. A slave to a wizard must escape without the wizard finding out what he is up to.
1988, by Sierra On-Line. Travel to the kingdom of Tamir to save a fairy and find a magical fruit to heal your dying father.
1990, by Sierra On-Line. Search for and defeat an evil wizard who has stolen your castle and your family.
1992, by Sierra On-Line. Alexander sets sail for the Green Isles in search of the beautiful Princess Cassima.
1994, by Sierra On-Line. Separated, mother and daughter must find each other and save the kingdom of Eldritch.
1998, by Sierra On-Line. Everyone in Daventry has been turned to stone, leaving only a simple tanner to save the kingdom.
2015, by The Odd Gentlemen. In the ninth official King's Quest game, old King Graham tells his granddaughter tales of his adventures.

Kingdom Hearts
2002, by Square. Sora receives a keyblade, a combination of a sword and a key. He defeats darkness with Donald Duck and Goofy.
2004, by Superscape. In a Verizon V-Cast feature phone game, Sora uses the keyblade to defeat darkness with Donald Duck and Goofy.
2005, by Jupiter. Sora lost his memories and has to explore his memories to get them back.
2004, by Square. A boy named Roxas enjoys time with his friends, then Sora explores the same area with Goofy and Donald Duck.

The Legend of Zelda
1986, by Nintendo R&D4. Link rescues Zelda, the Princess of Hyrule, from the evil Ganon.
1987, by Nintendo R&D4. Link has to wake a sleeping Princess Zelda to prevent Ganon's return.
1993, by Nintendo EAD. Link washes up on a beach and needs to wake the Wind Fish.

Leisure Suit Larry
1981, by Blue Sky Software. A text adventure on which Leisure Suit Larry was based.  Win the affections of various women.
1987, by Sierra On-Line. A remake of Softporn Adventure. A loser hits on women all night before he finds one that will sleep with him.
2013. by N-Fusion and Replay Games. A re-imagined Larry 1 with high-definition art, music, voice acting, and additional puzzles.
1988, by Sierra On-Line. Larry gets dumped, goes on a cruise to score with women, and ends up in the middle of a KGB plot.
1989, by Sierra On-Line. After getting dumped again, Larry travels to a tropical island where he meets his dream woman.
1991, by Sierra On-Line. An amnesiac Larry searches the USA for girls to star in a TV show and tries to regain his memory.
1993, by Sierra On-Line. Larry wins a trip to a health spa, where he tries to win over the available women there.
1996, by Sierra On-Line. Larry is on a cruise ship and cheats to win a weekly contest held by Captain Thygh.
2018, by CrazyBunch. Larry wakes up to find out that he has been missing for 30 years.
2020, by CrazyBunch. Larry is stuck in Cancun and is forced to marry the chief's daughter. He escapes and searches for his true love.

Leisure Suit Larry Lovage
2004, by High Voltage Software. A college student named Larry Lovage plays sexual minigames on his campus.
2009, by Team17. Larry Loeage's uncle, the original Leisure Suit Larry, calls him for help at his movie studio, Laffer Studios.

Like a Dragon
2008, by NE R&D. In 1605, the rōnin Miyamoto Musashi stands up for the people of Japan.
2014, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. In the 1860s, the samurai Sakamoto Ryōma stands up for the people of Tosa, Japan.
2023, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. A remake of Like a Dragon Ishin!, a game set in the 1860s, with better visuals and new character models.
2015, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. In 1988, Kiryu and Majima get involved in a conspiracy involving an empty lot in Kamurocho, Tokyo.
2005, by NE R&D. In 2005, Kiryu is released from prison for a murder he didn't commit. He finds a conspiracy involving his crush's daughter.
2012, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. A high-definition edition of the original version of Yakuza, a game set in 2005.
2016, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. A remake of Yakuza, set in 2005, with better visuals, remixed music, more sidequests, and more minigames.
2006, by NE R&D. In 2006, Kiryu and a detective named Sayama uncover a conspiracy related to the massacre of the Jingweon mafia.
2012, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. A high-definition edition of the original version of Yakuza 2, a game set in 2006.
2017, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. A remake of Yakuza 2, set in 2006, with updated visuals, more sidequests, and more minigames.
2017, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. An unlockable story in Yakuza Kiwami 2, set in 2006. Framed for murder, Majima investigates it himself.
2009, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. In 2009, the Tojo Clan's 5th chairman is killed. Kiryu, the former 4th chairman, seeks an Omi-Tojo truce. 
2018, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. The Yakuza 3 remaster, set in 2009, has a better translation as well as the implementation of cut content.
2010, by Sega CS1. In 2010, Kazuma Kiryu, Masayoshi Tanimura, Shun Akiyama, and Taiga Saejima get involved in a conspiracy.
2019, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. The Yakuza 4 remaster, set in 2010, has a higher resolution and a better translation.
2010, by Sega CS1. In 2010, a teenage boy named Tatsuya Ukyo is framed for an assault that left a young boy comatose.
2011, by Sega CS1. In 2011, zombies attack Tokyo. Kiryu, Majima, Akiyama, and Ryuji Goda are Kamurocho's only hope.
2012, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. In 2012, Tatsuya Ukyo gets involved in more trouble.
2012, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. In 2012, Haruka is an idol. Kiryu, Saejima, Akiyama, and Shinada deal with a Tojo-Omi war.
2019, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. The Yakuza 5 remaster, set in 2012, has a higher resolution and a better translation.
2016, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. In 2016, Kazuma Kiryu deals with his yakuza life interfering with his home life.
2018, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. A free-to-play game. The main story is set in 2019. Ichiban Kasuga and his allies fight in Kamurocho.
2020, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. In 2019, Ichiban Kasuga and a team of unlikely allies are thrown into the middle of a yakuza implosion.  
2023, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. Kiryu lived his life in secret between Yakuza 6 and Yakuza: Like a Dragon, from 2016 to 2019.
2024, by Ryu Ga Gotaku Studio. In 2024, Ichiban Kasuga and Kiryu Kazuma fight in Kamurocho and other locations in Japan.  

The Longest Journey
1999, by Funcom. Restore the balance between the magic world of Arcadia and the technological world of Stark.
2006, by Funcom. Uncover a conspiracy behind the lucid-dream-inducing technology WATIcorp has developed.
2016, by Red Thread Games. Zoë Castillo's journey continues in a game developed by Ragnar Tørnquist's studio.

Manhunter
1988, by Evrywhere. In a future where Earth has been invaded by aliens, try to overthrow them and save humanity.
1989, by Evrywhere. Work with the aliens while secretly working on getting rid of them.

Maniac Mansion
1987, by LucasArts. Break into a spooky mansion to save your cheerleader girlfriend.
1993, by LucasArts. Travel through time and stop an evil tentacle from taking over the world.
2016, by Double Fine. A remake of Day of the Tentacle with high-definition graphics.

Monkey Island
1990, by LucasArts. Become a pirate, defeat an evil ghost captain, and rescue the governor.
2009, by LucasArts. A re-imagined Monkey Island 1 with new high-definition art, music, and voice-overs.
1991, by LucasArts. Search for a treasure with powers that can get rid of the dreaded pirate LeChuck for good.
2010, by LucasArts. A reimagined version of Monkey Island 2 with high-definition art, music, and voice-overs.
1997, by LucasArts. Break a curse that has fallen upon your girlfriend, and defeat a demon pirate.
2000, by LucasArts. Guybrush fights an Australian who is buying all the land in the Caribbean.
2009, by Telltale Games. Guybrush tries to defeat LeChuck but only ends up cursing the entire Caribbean.
2022, by Terrible Toybox. Guybrush attempts to finally find the secret of Monkey Island once and for all.

Phantasmagoria
1995, by Sierra On-Line. A writer moves into a mansion where a demon possesses her husband's body.
1996, by Sierra On-Line. A man hallucinates while his co-workers are being killed. He wonders if he's doing the killing.

Pirate's Island
1978, by Adventure International. Travel from your London flat to a tropical island in search of pirates' gold.
1983, by Adventure International. Return to Pirate's Island in search of treasure.
2000, by Scott Adams Grand Adventures. Return to Pirate's Island one more time in search of treasure.

Police Quest
1987, by Sierra On-Line. A cop patrols the street and then goes undercover to take down "The Death Angel".
1989, by Sierra On-Line. Detective Bonds must rescue his girlfriend and once again capture the Death Angel.
1991, by Sierra On-Line. Detective Sonny Bonds' investigation becomes personal when his wife is stabbed.
1993, by Sierra On-Line. A Los Angeles detective investigates a serial killing. His ex-partner was one of the victims.

Quest for Glory
1989, by Sierra On-Line. An adventure/RPG hybrid where you must battle monsters and solve quests to become a hero.
1990, by Sierra On-Line. In this adventure/RPG hybrid, travel to Raseir to resurrect a powerful magical being.
1992, by Sierra On-Line. The hero must unite and lead the warring tribes in a battle against a demon wizard.
1993, by Sierra On-Line. The hero arrives in the caves of Mordovia and must keep a demon spirit from entering the world.
1998, by Sierra On-Line. The hero enters a contest to become king of Silmaria, but an assassin is killing all the contestants.

Sam & Max
1993, by LucasArts. The freelance police travel across the USA in search of a missing Bigfoot.
2007, by Telltale Games. Sam & Max: Freelance Police are back, this time in an episodic series by Telltale Games.
2008, by Telltale Games. The second season of the episodic misadventures of everyone's favorite freelance police, Sam & Max.
2010, by Telltale Games. The episodic adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police continue with more crazy cases.
2010, by Telltale Games. A casual poker game starring Max, Strong Bad, Tycho from Penny Arcade, and The Heavy from TF2.
2013, by Telltale Games. The poker sequel stars Sam, Evil Dead's Ash, Venture Bros' Brock, Borderlands' Claptrap, and GLaDOS.
2021, by Happy Giant. A new recruit for the Freelance Police helps Sam & Max in virtual reality.

Shenmue
1999, by Sega AM2. A demo for Shenmue. Ryo Hazuki searches for Hidekazu Yukawa, the former Senior Managing Director of Sega.
1999, by Sega AM2. Ryo Hazuki travels through Yokosuka, Japan searching for the man who killed his father.
2001, by Sega AM2. Ryo's search for the man who killed his father brings him to Hong Kong.
2019, by Ys Net. Ryo seeks the secret of the mirrors, tracks the Chi You Men, and faces his father's killer.

Shivers
1995, by Sierra On-Line. A teenager is dared by his friends to spend the night inside of a haunted museum.
1997, by Sierra On-Line. A hotel guest's friends have been captured. Free them by collecting 12 prayer sticks called Bahos.

Simon the Sorcerer
1993, by Adventure Soft. Journey through a magical world, rescue a wizard and defeat an evil sorcerer.
1995, by Adventure Soft. Foil the evil sorcerer Sordid's plans of revenge.
2002, by Adventure Soft. Simon gets back into his body and returns a favour for the rejoining of his soul.
2007, by Silver Style Entertainment. Simon receives a vision from the wizard Calypso's granddaughter, Alix, warning him of danger.
2009, by Silver Style Entertainment. Simon has to save the Magic Kingdom from an outer space invasion.

Space Quest
1986, by Sierra On-Line.  A janitor must save his planet from alien invaders known as the Sariens.
1987, by Sierra On-Line.  The Sarien leader seeks revenge on intrepid janitor Roger Wilco.
1989, by Sierra On-Line.  Rescue the two guys from Andromeda from the evil ScumSoft corporation.
1991, by Sierra On-Line.  Roger travels through time to try to avoid being captured by an old enemy.
1993, by Dynamix and Sierra On-Line.  Roger is promoted to captain, but his first assignment is much more dangerous than expected.
1995, by Sierra On-Line.  Roger resumes his role as a janitor, but it's not long before he stumbles into another adventure.

Super Mario
1985, by Nintendo R&D4. A platform game wherein Mario rescues Princess Toadstool from Bowser, King of the Koopa.
1986, by Nintendo R&D4. Mario rescues Peach and celebrities from Nippon Broadcasting System's All Night Nippon from King Koopa.
1986, by Nintendo R&D4. A platform game wherein Mario rescues Peach from King Koopa.
1986, by Nintendo R&D4. A platform game wherein Mario rescues Princess Toadstool from Bowser, King of the Koopa.
1988, by Nintendo R&D4. A platform game wherein Mario, Luigi, Toad, and Princess Toadstool travel to Subcon and defeat Wart.
1988, by Nintendo R&D4. A platform game wherein Mario and Luigi rescue Princess Toadstool from Bowser.
1989, by Nintendo R&D1. Mario travels to Sarasaland and rescues Princess Daisy from the alien Tatanga.
1990, by Nintendo EAD. A platform game wherein Mario and Luigi travel to Dinosaur Land to rescue Princess Peach.
1992, by Nintendo R&D1. Mario recovers his stolen castle from Wario.
1993, by Nintendo EAD. A compilation of enhanced remakes of the first four Super Mario Bros. home console games.
1995, by Nintendo EAD. A Yoshi carries baby Mario to rescue baby Luigi and reunite the two brothers.
1996, by Nintendo EAD. Satellaview challenge version of Super Mario USA (Super Mario Bros. 2 outside of Japan) over Broadcast Satellite.

Syberia
2002, by Microids. An American lawyer goes to France to finalize a takeover, but things take a different turn.
2004, by Microids. Kate Walker accompanies an inventor to a land where mammoths still live.
2017, by Microids. Kate Walker's journey through the remote land of Syberia continues.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
1989, by Konami (1987 series). The turtles defuse bombs, find the Technodrome, then defeat Shredder.
1989, by Konami (1987 series). The turtles track down the Technodrome and defeat Shredder and Krang.
1990, by Konami (1987 series). The turtles defeat the Foot Clan, track down the Technodrome, and defeat Shredder and Krang.
1991, by Konami (1987 series). The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles travel through time and defeat Shredder and Krang.
1991, by Konami (1987 series). The turtles once again have to track down the Technodrome, then defeat Shredder and Krang.
1991, by Konami (1987 series). Shredder and Krang steal Manhattan and the Ninja Turtles get it back.
2022, by Konami and Digital Eclipse (1987 series). A compilation of eleven Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles games.

The Walking Dead
2012, by Telltale Games. Beware the Walking Dead in Telltale's adaptation of the popular comic book and novel series.
2013, by Telltale Games. DLC for season one tells five stories of five survivors to bridge the gap between season one and season two.
2014, by Telltale Games. Telltale's adventure set in the world of The Walking Dead comics continues.
2016, by Telltale Games. Three episodes tell the story of Michonne when she was missing from the comics.
2017, by Telltale Games. The struggle continues in Telltale's third season of their adaptation of The Walking Dead comics.
2019, by Telltale Games and Skybound Games. Clementine's story comes to a close.

Zork
1980, by Infocom. Travel through the Great Underground Empire to find the Nineteen Treasures of Zork.
1981, by Infocom. Enter the Great Underground Empire again on a quest to defeat the wizard of Frobozz.
1982, by Infocom. As the final test, survive the horrors of the dungeon and you earn your reward.
1987, by Infocom. The Implementors task you with recovering the Coconut of Quendor from the Ur-grue.
1988, by Infocom. A curse made by Megaboz the Magnificent must be lifted by Curse Day or the empire will fall.
1993, by Activision (under the Infocom label). In the Valley of the Sparrows, put an end to the powers that have destroyed the land.
1996, by Activision. A nameless adventurer is sent to the Forbidden Lands to investigate the disappearance of four prominent citizens.
1997, by Activision. An Inquisition guard is tasked to explore an unknown area of the Great Underground Empire.
1997, by Activision. Bring back magic to the world and stop the Grand Inquisitor from taking control of a world of technology.